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Houston Astros, Tie Marlins 10-10 in 10

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One thing that can be pretty evident in after going through most of spring training for the Astros is that we can score some runs... but unfortunately... we give up a bunch as well. 

The Astros started off good today scoring 7 runs in the first two innings, but then the pitching (starting with Chacon) slowly gave it away.  Chacon went 5 innings today, but gave up 6 runs.  Not really what we were looking for from who looks to be our 4th starter.  Wright (who had been terrific in his last few outings), earned a blown save by giving up 2 runs in the 9th inning to send the game into extra innings. 

Our leadoff man, Michael Bourn went 0-6 today with a strike out lowering his spring average to .258.  Jose Cruz continued his good spring with a 2-5 day and his 3rd home run of the season. 

Houston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bourn, CF 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 .258
Loretta, 1B 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 .271
  Saccomanno, 3B 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 .500
Erstad, RF-1B 5 2 3 0 0 0 2 .313
Wigginton, 3B 4 2 2 2 0 1 1 .218
  Moehler, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Borkowski, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Ash, J, PH-2B 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .200
Blum, SS 2 1 2 3 0 0 0 .245
  Perez, T, SS 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .349
Cruz, LF 5 1 2 2 0 1 3 .357
Newhan, 2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 .245
  Wright, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Gothreaux, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Towles, C 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .400
  Quintero, H, C 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .371
Chacon, P 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .200
  Abercrombie, RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .233

Next up, the Astros go up against the Tigers at 5:05PM CST tomorrow, sending Chris Sampson to the hill against Justin Verlander.  This looks like Sampson's last chance to earn that 5th starters spot. 

Astros spring record is 12-14-1